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Hello all! This post has been a long time coming, but finally...it's here. The complete transcript of our beloved President Barack Obama's "Yes, We Can"...

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Meet Jacqueline Fountain, Inventor of Uro-Grip Technology!

Hello History Lovers, We have all, at one time or another, had to go to the doctor and give the dreaded urine sample. Remember what...

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1877-1963 Inventions: Breathing Apparatus (Gas Mask) Patented October 13, 1914 Patent #1,113,675 Garrett Augustus Morgan was born in Paris, Kentucky on March 4, 1877. During his brilliant lifetime, he...

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